Cancer Prevention Charities

Charities involved in cancer prevention are vital if we are to reduce the impact of cancer.  1 in 3 of us will be diagnosed with cancer in our lifetime, and yet 85% of cancer is preventable.  Worse still, less than 2% of cancer research spending is put towards prevention. I do not wish to advocate … Read more

Early Detection

The National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) recently announced that 24% of people who are diagnosed with cancer in the UK are only diagnosed as a result of a visit to accident and emergency wards.  In patients aged 70 or over, 31% of cancer diagnosis happen via emergency admission. The research, published in the British Journal … Read more